articles tagged: satellite
expanding the search for terrestrial planets
# space

expanding the search for terrestrial planets

The best way to find Earth-sized planets is watching them pass between a telescope and their parent star. And we might get a telescope designed to spot precisely that.

keeping an eye on tsunamis, from space…
# space

keeping an eye on tsunamis, from space…

Scientists are trying to recruit existing satellites to track tsunamis, but it may be a challenge to turn the information they'll gather into useful early warnings.